Advantage Good Agricultural Practices Manual
9.2 Bedding Use
Wet bedding can cause manure accumulation on livestock and poultry and act as an ideal environment for biological contamination.
This Good Agricultural Practice applies to:
Examples of bedding: Straw, hay, sand, shredded paper, wood chips, wood shavings and sawdust.
What needs to be done
Maintain bedding to create an environment that does not promote?contamination of livestock and poultry by biological agents.
How to do it
Keep the housing area as dry as possible:
Avoid using mouldy bedding, as moulds can be a source of mycotoxins.
If you need an audit
Be prepared for the auditor to review:
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